The Rose and Crown pub outside


The Rose & Crown in Wivenhoe is a traditional British pub set on the quayside of the River Colne. Our menu is in the best tradition of British pub food. Best enjoyed with a drink, friends and always with a warm welcome.

Perfect for refreshments after walking the Wivenhoe Trail or after a short amble along the river.

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  • Children's menu
  • Serve lunch

Booking & Payment Details

  • Cash Point - At nearby CO-OP 0.3 miles
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • Breakfast available - From 10am
  • Cash accepted
  • Chef
  • Covers - Inside 32 outside 67
  • Evening meals
  • Guide price - Sandwiches from £6 Main meals from £12.99 kids' menu available
  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Special diets available
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegetarian diet available


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Leisure Facilities

  • Free WIFI


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted

Map & Directions


Road Directions

Follow road signs to Colchester University. Then from there stay on the B1028 for 0.7 miles take a right turn into Wivenhoe. Straight and slight right turn at the small round about. Follow the road to the end to the river. We are the only pub on the quay.

Public Transport Directions

Take bus S1 from Colchester to Wivenhoe.

Rose and Crown Wivenhoe

Type:Sunday Lunch

The Quay, Wivenhoe, Essex, CO7 9BX

Tel: 01206 826371

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
Monday - Saturday10:00 - 23:00
Sunday10:00 - 22:00

* Food and Drink served until 9pm